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Korea to invest KRW 1.5 trillion in R&D in 2018

Friday 30 June 2017 | 05:23 CET | News
The South Korean government plans to spend KRW 1.52 trillion (approximately USD 1.33 billion) in 2018 on research and development (R&D) in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous driving technology and the internet of things (IoT), The Korea Times reports, citing a government statement. Additionally, around KRW 932 billion will be invested into creating more R&D jobs. According to the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the government's R&D plan includes five categories, namely basic science, key technology, generic technology, fusion technology, as well as law and

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